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[UK-Scotland] Doctors leaders call on blanket ban, as new laws are introduced making smoking in cars with children illegal

Dr Peter Bennie, BMA Scotland Chair, said: "The ban on smoking in cars with children is an important first step and we welcome this move to protect our most vulnerable. "Doctors witness first-hand the devastating effects of smoking-related harms on the
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 16:12
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[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking legislation needs to maintain public support

. Extending a law which has gained public compliance and support would be likely to prove more acceptable. Doctors and health authorities in the meantime should continue their valuable work in informing the public of the dangers of passive smoking and bui
The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 16:10
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco firms told to go all-out in campaign against underage smoking

“If tobacco companies truly want to keep cigarettes out of our children’s hands, they needs to stop advertising near schools and targeting Indonesian children with advertisements that promote tobacco use,” Lentera Anak Foundation chair Lisda Sundari said
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 5, 2016 16:07
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking ban in cars with child passengers starts today ($$)

Peter Bennie, chairman of BMA Scotland, urged the government to ban smoking in cars completely, though he accepted that the new law would protect “our most vulnerable”. Dr Bennie said: “Children are still developing physically and, as a result, are more
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:38
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[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Help and punishment on road to smoke-free nation

A ban in public spaces on its own can also never really tackle the fundamental problem with smoking, which is one of addiction, so before we chase smokers out of every public, and private, space, we need to offer them more help to give up or move to safe
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:37
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[UK-Scotland] Children protected from second-hand smoke in cars as new ban comes into force

The Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Act 2016 was introduced by the then Liberal Democrat MSP Jim Hume and was passed unanimously by the Scottish Parliament last December. Hume, who lost his list seat in the South of Scotland
TheNational.scot (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:36
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[Taiwan] Research letter Unregulated hazards to young people: smoking in films

Current tobacco control legislations may not be adequate in protecting adolescents and young adults from being exposed to smoking imagery in films. For example, Taiwan implemented the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act (THPA) in 1997, which states that ‘smok
Tobacco Control
added Dec 4, 2016 21:45
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[Massachusetts] Board of Health Will Vote On Raising Smoking, Vaping Age

Everett officials held a public hearing Monday night on a proposal that would raise the legal age for smoking and vaping in the city to 21, noting that they would schedule a vote for their next regular meeting in December. The proposal also has signific
Everett (MA) Independent
added Dec 4, 2016 21:29
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Prohibiting cigarette sales to children

Children who smoke usually buy their cigarettes directly from a store or retailer, and therefore, publicly listed PT Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna is assisting government programs to prevent the sale of cigarettes to children under the age of 18. PT Sampoe
Antara News (id)
added Dec 4, 2016 21:26
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[UK-Scotland] Ban on smoking in cars with children to come into force

Simon Clark said: "The regulations are patronising and unnecessary. Very few adults smoke in cars with children. Smokers know it's inconsiderate and the overwhelming majority don't do it.
BBC Online
added Dec 4, 2016 21:13
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